Klondyke completes redevelopment of Polmont GC

Klondyke completes the redevelopment of Polmont Garden Centre that increases the size fourfold following the relocation of the head office. Read more

Tough questions at Chelsea launch of RS Scheme

At the Chelsea launch of the Responsible Sourcing Scheme, Tom Heap challenges the industry solution to eliminating peat as greenwash and asks why not ban peat tomorrow. Read more

RSS logo with QR code

The industry stars at Chelsea

5 stars for Dobbies, controversy at the RSS launch, a boost for houseplants from David Domoney and Evergreen, and how a sunken ship inspired the winning sustainable garden product at Chelsea.   Read more

Horticulture director, Marcus Eyles relaxing in the Dobbies garden

North West to welcome GCA members for 2022 conference

The Garden Centre Association (GCA) has announced that the location of its 2022 annual conference is to be Blackburn in Lancashire. Read more

Tammy Woodhouse, GCA Chairman Elect for 2021-2022

Acquisition by Evergreen GC in Germany

Evergreen Garden Care has acquired GPI Green Partners International GMBH in Germany, a leading supplier of fertilisers and plant protection products. Read more

Eddie Topping UPDATED

Eddie Topping, founder of Barton Grange, passed away on Monday evening at the age of 89, with his family at his side. Eddie devoted his life to the horticultural industry and charitable causes in the local area. Read more

Eddie Topping

DLF Seeds to invest £3.5m in new UK facilities

DLF Seeds, the worlds-leading grass seed breeder is to invest £3.5m in new state-of-the-art mixing and distribution facilities at its main seed processing site at Inkberrow in Worcestershire. Read more

Caulders Garden Centres buy Hetland Garden Centre in Dumfries

Caulders Garden Centres, Scotland’s fastest growing garden centre operators, are to buy Hetland Garden Centre in Dumfries. Read more

Colin Barrie

A quality return by Glee

From the aisles of Glee: projections for 2022, investment, sustainability, launches the Responsible Sourcing Scheme and the most unusual stand. Read more

Second little dobbies opens in London

Dobbies Garden Centres has opened its second London-based little dobbies and the fourth overall to open in the last 12 months. Read more

Prepare for greater catering demand says the HTA

Recent indicators suggest businesses should prepare for more patrons in their on-site catering facilities in the months to come.  Also business should start thinking about Christmas. Read more

A very good year for Woodthorpe Hall

2020 was a very good year of trading at Woodthorpe Hall Garden Centres Ltd, the first full trading period since buying 14 garden centres from Wyevale during in February and June 2019. Read more

The red dots are Woodthorpe Hall Garden Centres

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